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Prince Salman Heart Center:

About PSHC
Prince Salman Heart Center has emerge as a premier cardiac center, highly equipped with a state-of-the-art technology and is lead by experienced team in the fields of Adult Cardiology (interventional and non-invasive), Pediatric Cardiology Department and Cardiac Surgery Department. It started accepting patients since mid 2005 month before it was officially open by His Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the Prince of Riyadh City on the 20th of December 2005. After its inception, PSHC has grown steadily. More than 10,000 cardiac catheterization procedures, percutaneous coronary interventions, EP procedures, device implantations (ICD, CRT, permanent pacemakers) and cardiac surgeries have been performed.

The center is equipped with 119 clinical beds including 20 adult coronary care beds, 14 adult cardiovascular intensive care beds, 11 pediatric cardiovascular intensive care beds, 4 pediatric high dependency unit beds, 6 pediatric ward beds, 2 hybrid cath labs for pediatric, adult and vascular cases, 2 diagnostic and interventional adult cath labs, 1 novo lab for adult electrophysiological studies and intervention and 64 adult inpatient ward beds including 20 with telemetry facility.

Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories including a Pediatric Hybrid lab are equipped with the latest equipments of the highest specifications for diagnostic and interventional cases and supportive services which make cardiac catheterization laboratories ready to accept all cardiac patients in need of diagnostic or interventional catheterization including acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock patients with assistance of an IABP if needed. These laboratories can handle 15 to 20 cases daily. The renovations of the existing Adult Cardiac Catheter Labs are ongoing and an additional vascular lab will be added. The existing Adult Cardiac Operating Theaters is also under renovation and a new Adult/Vascular Hybrid laboratory as well as 2 state of the art Adult Operating theaters will soon be in use.

The new Cardiac CCU and CVICU have been opened for 2 years now and the CCU bed occupancy remains comparable with International benchmarks. However, we expect an improvement in the adult CVICU bed occupancy once the issues with admitting patients to our hospital can be improved. The new Pediatric Hybrid lab and Operating Theaters are functioning now.

The Center also employs high caliber well trained medical and nursing staff with international reputation.

Active research involvement and education are integral part of PSHC mission that includes participation in international trials, national registries, cardiology and cardiac surgery fellowship programs as well as cardiac nursing diploma and cardiac technologist training programs.

Mission & Vission :

Mission:
The Prince Salman Heart Center exists to serve cardiovascular patients in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, providing state of the art clinical care with an emphasis on education and research. 
Vision:
The Prince Salman Heart Center strives to be the premier provider of tertiary
Objectives:
Objectives in relation to customer needs:
·         Providing high quality diagnostics and therapeutic service to all patients with emphasis on subspecialty care.
Objectives in relation to internal processes:
·         Advocating and promoting public health awareness of cardiovascular health issues and concerns.
·         Collaborating with other cardiovascular health care hospitals in the country, area and worldwide for the exchange of information and expertise.
Objectives in relation to learning and growth needs:
·         Performing research activities to improve the quality of cardiovascular health care services.
 
Training and educating health care professionals and medical students in the field of cardiovascular diseases.


Archivments :

1- PSHC Scientific Days/Team Building
4 successful scientific days were implemented. The objectives of the PSHC Scientific days was to initially focus on team-building activities. The objectives have been broadened to improve leadership, communication, ethical and moral decision making, critical thinking  and research knowledge in practice .
2- 4 DAISY Awardees from PSHC namely; Sheeba Kumari Jomol Mathew, Mohammad Abu Alfoul, and Brando Yasana .
3- A live transmission case to USA (Miami) for Pediatric and Adult Congenital Symposiums.
4- Cardiac Diploma Nurse, Nadia Alrowaily presented a Saudi Nurse Story in Saudi Health 2013.
5- PSHC won 2nd Place in the Global Hand Hygiene Awareness Day  May 2013.
6- PSHC won 2nd Place in the Pressure Ulcer Prevention Campaign October 2013.